Tannaz \"Tawny\" Mazarei has obtained her bachelor of science in psychobiology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and her juris doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. She was admitted to California bar in 1997 and has been practicing law for the past nineteen years. Tannaz spent the first ten years of her practice working in two mid-size law firms practicing general civil litigation, which was later followed by her becoming a partner in another civil litigation/family law firm. In 2013, Tannaz founded her own law practice, MAZAREI LAW GROUP, and has focused her practice on general business litigation, employment law (class actions) and personal injury.
In addition to practicing law, Tannaz has been active with Farhang Foundation (acting as the Chair of the Orange County Council), Working Wardrobes, NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners), IABA (Iranian American Bar Association OC Chapter), Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange Count, and Board of Directors of IAWF (Iranian- American Women Foundation).